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Soap: Refugees Need it Too

Expand People in the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos wait to use one of the few overcrowded water stations in the camp. © 2020 Moria Corona Awareness Team/Aman Hussaini Soap, now more than ever, is a central part of our daily lives. But not for many refugees. I’ve been in refugee camps worldwide. This they all have in common: refugees make great efforts to keep clean, but often lack these necessities: soap and water. Preventing people from being able to keep clean is short-sighted as a matter of public health and downright inhumane, but many governments are reluctant to expend…

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